Mammoth Ivory Netsuke a dog with Emerald Gemstones inlayed to the dog fancy collar. This Mammoth ivory Netsuke is carved to perfection by the master carver-Look at the Master carve signature at the stomach of the netsuke Dog next to the signature you can notice for 2 holes that was drilled in order to insert the cord that held the Inro(a container that used as a pocket).
the carving is really impressive – look how the dog lifting his left foot. We can notice the dogs nails & his muscles – every detail are carve to this lovely Netsuke.
The dog is the last of the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals – Of all the Chinese Zodiac animals, Dog stands for equal justice and rights for all. Such individuals are known for being humanitarians. You can read more about the Dog in the Chinese Zodiac.
This netsuke is made of 100% genuine Mammoth Ivory Tusk. The extinct woolly Mammoth roamed the earth before 10,000-40,000 years ago. Today we can found Mammoth ivory tusk in the arctic regions like Siberia in Russia.
Mammoth ivory netsuke are absolutely legal worldwide.
Measurements :
Height: 1.5, Width:1.7 , Length: 2.5 In